Advisory Council on Equity

The purpose of the Advisory Council is

  1. to advise the Mayor and City Council on policy matters regarding civil rights with a focus on equal access to employment, housing, and public accommodations, and
  2. to help identify means to educate the public about Chicago’s Human Rights and Fair Housing Ordinances, which offer protections against discrimination and hate crimes.

Applications are now being accepted.  If you are a resident of the City of Chicago, are a member of, and can serve as a liaison to the African descendant, Arab, Asian, or Latino community, please contact Ken Gunn at


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Commission on Human Relations

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